Courgette Chutney Recipe

courgette chutney

Recipe for Courgette Chutney sent in by: Sonia (sontab)

What to do with all those courgettes? Make a chutney with a difference, of course.

Ingredients for Courgette Chutney:

  • 4 lb courgettes
  • 2lb 8oz onions
  • 2lb 8oz brown sugar
  • Large piece of fresh ginger
  • 1/2 tspn pepper
  • 2 pints malt vinegar
  • 2 heads of garlic
  • 2lb 8oz tomatoes
  • 1 tspn cayenne pepper
  • 2 tspn salt

Method for Courgette Chutney:

  1. Chop all the vegetables, add vinegar, sugar and spices and bring slowly to the boil, stirring now and again. If the courgettes have a tough skin, you can peel them and compost the skins.
  2. Simmer for about two hours (don’t forget to stir as it will stick) until thick.
  3. Pour into heated jars and seal.


Needs at least three months to mature.

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53 comments on “Courgette Chutney Recipe
  1. Wendy says:

    I made this chutney last year… was so nice I’ve made it again! Forget the two hours…..I’ve had to simmer for about 7 hours to get it to the consistency that it should be.

  2. Mark Deamer says:

    Do all chutneys need a tomato base? Does it work as just a pure courgette Chutney?

  3. Val Harrison says:

    Not all chutneys require a tomato base. Try this one instead

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